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We've got to take points from the teams who will be around us - Murray

Striker Glenn Murray has stressed the importance of taking points from the teams who will be around Albion this season.

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Tomer Hemed on the run against Manchester City. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Steve Bailey: Albion’s performance gives cause for optimism

Despite the defeat, Saturday’s match with Manchester City will live long in the memory for Albion fans.

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The Amex Stadium. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Izquierdo granted work permit

Winger Jose Izquierdo has been granted a work permit to join Albion.

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Lewis Finney netted in Tuesday's draw at Crawley Down Gatwick. Picture by Liz Pearce LP170811

Mixed feelings for Sharman following Crawley Down draw

John Sharman had mixed emotions after Lancing Football Club’s Southern Combination League Premier Division draw at Crawley Down Gatwick on Tuesday.

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Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic.

Rumour mill: Rakitic to Liverpool as part of Coutinho deal? Chelsea lining up move for Danny Rose?

Liverpool want Barcelona midfielder Rakitic included in Coutinho deal; Fellaini wanted by Juventus; Sigurdsson set for Everton move; Rose to Chelsea?

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Scott Packer played the full 90 minutes for Shoreham this evening. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Hornets prove too strong for Shoreham

Shoreham Football Club suffered a second consecutive Bostik League South defeat this evening.

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Izzy Brown. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Albion waiting to hear from Chelsea about Brown injury

Loanee Izzy Brown is back with his parent club Chelsea as Albion wait for an update on his hamstring injury.
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Steve Sidwell in pre-season action against Atletico Madrid. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Sidwell: Every single point will be vital this season

Steve Sidwell has experienced the highs and lows of the Premier League and says every single point will be vital this season.

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Arsenal are reportedly interested in Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio.

RUMOUR MILL: The latest rumours on Asensio, Sanchez, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Coutinho and more

Manchester City in for Alexis Sanchez? Arsenal interested in Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio? Here's today's rumour round-up.

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The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The big summer transfer headline belongs to Neymar and his record-breaking £198m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. But, by anyone’s standards, the spending across English Premier League football clubs has been similarly jaw-dropping. With £40m fees now commonplace, last year’s record-breaking spend of £1.165 billion is almost certain to be smashed again before the transfer window closes on August 31.

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Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton greets Pep Guardiola on the sides on Saturday. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Hughton relieved spectacle of Albion's Premier League bow is over and hard work can be on survival bid

Chris Hughton is relieved the spectacle of Brighton & Hove Albion's Premier League bow is out of the way and they can concentrate of masterminding their survival.
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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Guardiola: You said we were the favourites, the most beautiful and handsome last season, but Chelsea killed us

Pep Guardiola says his Manchester City side being labelled Premier League title favourites again means nothing after Chelsea 'killed them' in the race last season.
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola backs 'well organised' Albion for Premier League survival

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes 'well organised' Brighton & Hove Albion have the quality in their squad to survive in the Premier League.

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Mathew Ryan claims a cross on Saturday. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Ryan: We need to learn quickly in the Premier League

Goalkeeper Mathew Ryan says Albion need to learn quickly after a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City on the opening day of the Premier League season on Saturday.

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Vincent Kompany in action at the Amex on Saturday. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Kompany: A lot of teams will trip up at the Amex

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes Brighton will make the Amex a difficult place for away teams to visit this season.

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Steven Gerrard (right) with Jake Humphrey and Frank Lampard at the Amex. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Liverpool legend tips Albion for the drop

Former Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard fears Brighton will be relegated from the Premier League unless they sign 'two or three quality players'.

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Kevin De Bruyne closes down Albion defender Markus Suttner. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Picture gallery: Albion v Manchester City

Albion hosted Manchester City in their first-ever Premier League game yesterday - here's a selection of Phil Westlake's fan and action pictures.

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Lewis Dunk shoots for goal. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Six things we learned from Albion's defeat to Manchester City

Albion suffered a 2-0 defeat to Manchester on their return to the top flight of English football today - but what did we learn from the game?

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Pep Guardiola watches on at the Amex. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Guardiola praises City after passing 'difficult' test at Albion

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola praised his side's second half performance after a 2-0 victory at Brighton this afternoon.

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Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton on the touchline against Manchster City. Picture by PW Sporting Pics.

Hughton felt there were more positives than negatives to take from defeat to 'quality' Manchester City

Chris Hughton admitted he took more positives than negatives from Brighton & Hove Albion falling to an opening-day defeat to title favourites Manchester City.

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